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Is Homosexuality Biologically Influenced?

The Biological Evidence Challenged

Even if genetic and neuroanatomical traits turn out to be correlated with sexual orientation, causation is far from proved

By William Byne

Bohm's Alternative to Quantum Mechanics

This theory, ignored for most of the past four decades, challenges the probabilistic, subjectivist picture of reality implicit in the standard formulation of quantum mechanics

By David Z Albert

How Interferons Fight Disease

They are not the cure-alls researchers once hoped they would be, but they are providing therapy for a variety of infectious illnesses and for some cancers

By Howard M. Johnson, Brian E. Szente, Fuller W. Bazer and Michael A. Jarpe

Directional Drilling

New techniques enable crews to drill around natural or man-made obstructions for oil and gas. These same methods are used to sample underground pollutants and bury service lines

By George A. Cooper

Aging Airways

By Gary Stix


  • Take the Pain?

  • Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Physics

  • Evidence for a Biological Influence in Male Homosexuality

  • Chesley Bonestell's Astronomical Visions

  • East Side Story: The Origin of Humankind

  • What's Bred in the Bone

  • As Advertised

  • Endangered Support of Basic Science

  • Letters

    Letters to the Editors, May 1994

  • Recommended

    Book Reviews--A Volcano is Born

  • 50, 100 & 150 Years Ago

    50 and 100 Years Ago: Train Telephone System and Science Behind Women's Suffrage

  • Mathematical Recreation

    How Many Guards in the Gallery?

  • Science and the Citizen

    When Treaties Fail

  • Neural Eavesdropping

  • The Lucky Ones

  • Unbearable Lightness

  • Family Matters

  • Vishnu Violated

  • Amazing Grace

  • Departments

    How Green is my Label?

  • Technology and Business

    Devilish Details

  • Cold Calculation

  • Office Romance

  • Lollipop, Lollipop

  • The Price of Clean

  • Gray Matter

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May 1994

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